Stories by David Lee

Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016

Thoroughbreds ride speedy athletes to hot start

South Aiken is off to a 4-1 start behind a strong core of athletes on both sides of the ball. The Thoroughbreds will face rival Aiken on Friday night.
By David Lee

Midland Valley's Boyd is player of the week

Midland Valley senior quarterback D.J. Boyd threw for 406 yards and ran for an additional 64 as the Mustangs beat Fox Creek 52-29 this past Friday.
By David Lee

Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016

Giants, GreenJackets announce extension

The San Francisco Giants and Augusta GreenJackets announced Wednesday a two-year extension to the current player development contract through the 2018 season.
By David Lee

Monday, Sept. 26, 2016

Harlem prepares for region tournament

Harlem picked up two key wins this past week to clinch home-field advantage in the upcoming Region 4-AA tournament.
By David Lee

Harlem's Wiggins is fall player of week

Harlem sophomore pitcher Skyler Wiggins is the fall sports player of the week after throwing five scoreless innings against Screven County on Sept. 20.
By David Lee

South Aiken-Aiken rivalry is Game of the Week

When South Aiken visits Aiken at Hagood Stadium on Friday night at 7:30 p.m., The Augusta Chronicle's Game of the Week will have region implications for the first time since 2013.
By David Lee

Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016

Frederiksen wins Ironman 70.3 Augusta women's pro division, Atlanta's Douglas claims overall victory

Helle Frederiksen ran away with the win in the pro women's division of the Ironman 70.3 Augusta on Sunday in her return from a devastating knee injury last year.
By David Lee

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016

Spartans top Eagles

Glenn Hills took advantage of turnovers and mental mistakes to beat Josey 21-14 on Friday night, giving the Spartans their second win this year after going winless in 2015.
By David Lee

Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016

Area boasts high talent level for linemen

This year marks a strong season for linemen in the area, including Jefferson County's duo of Melton Brown and Parker Stokes, and North Augusta's Tre Lawson.
By David Lee

Aquinas' Douglas is player of the week

Aquinas junior running back Joseph Douglas carried the ball 30 times for 246 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Irish to a 27-14 win over Mount de Sales this past Friday.
By David Lee

Find many spots to see Ironman 70.3 triathlon

Ironman 70.3 Augusta is touted annually as one of the largest Ironman events in the world, and this year should be no different.
By David Lee

Monday, Sept. 19, 2016

Episcopal Day School set to unveil new cross country course

Episcopal Day School will play host to its first event at the new Jackson Cross Country Course and Trails on the school's Flowing Wells Campus on Thursday.
By David Lee

Evans' Williams is fall player of week

Evans sophomore Diamond Williams went 6 for 8 with a double and three RBI in two key region wins against Alcovy and Greenbrier.
By David Lee

North Augusta-Strom Thurmond is Game of the Week

North Augusta will visit Strom Thurmond on Friday night in The Augusta Chronicle's Game of the Week.
By David Lee

Friday, Sept. 16, 2016

Warriors shut down Wildcats

In a game featuring high penalty and turnover totals, Jefferson County let its defense handle the workload in a 24-8 road win over Laney to open region play Friday night.
By David Lee

Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016

Warren County's rebuild starts to bear fruit

Warren County's football program experienced a rough stretch over the past five years, but coach Cherard Freeman has guided the Screaming Devils to a 3-0 start this season.
By David Lee

Evans High tops Greenbrier

Evans pounded out seven runs to back Leah Powell's efforts in the circle as the Lady Knights beat Greenbrier 7-3 in an intense chapter of the rivalry Thursday night.
By David Lee

Strom Thurmond's Nick is player of the week

Strom Thurmond senior quarterback Tyrece Nick ran 18 times for 232 yards and five touchdowns to lead the Rebels to a 54-7 win over Midland Valley on Friday night.
By David Lee

Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016

South Aiken knocks off Aiken in thriller

For the second consecutive year, South Aiken knocked off rival Aiken by beating the Lady Hornets in five sets Tuesday night.
By David Lee

Monday, Sept. 12, 2016

Big games loom for area fall sports teams

Many fall sports programs are deep into region schedules at this point in the season, and this week marks a key point based on several big matchups.
By David Lee
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